Magnitude 3.7 earthquake hits Lanao del Sur town

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 01:30 PM August 22, 2019
Magnitude 3.7 earthquake hits Lanao del Sur town

Screengrab from Phivolcs

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 3.7 earthquake rocked Wao, Lanao del Sur on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake struck at 12:42 p.m. with its epicenter recorded some eight kilometers northwest of Wao.


It was also felt at Intensity I in Cagayan de Oro City.

According to Phivolcs, the tremor was of tectonic origin and had a two-kilometer depth of focus.


No aftershocks and damages were expected from the quake, Phivolcs added. /kga

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